2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Jeff Sather Named President and CEO of Freightliner Chassis

Tue Jan 30, 2018

151735012114213.jpgDaimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and CEO of its subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), according to a press release from the Gaffney, South Carolina, firm. Sather will lead all operations in the manufacturer of motorhomes, walk-in vans, school buses and commercial bus chassis in this position, reporting to Jeff Allen, senior vice president of operations and specialty vehicles.

“We are pleased to welcome Jeff to the FCCC leadership team and look forward to the ongoing success of the brand and its favorable position in the markets its chassis are manufactured for,” says Allen.

Sather most recently acted as the financial business partner for DTNA’s Operations and Specialty Vehicles group as well as the company’s aftermarket division. He began his career at DTNA in 2001, with previous experience in the automotive business. Sather has a master’s degree in business administration from Seattle University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. He began his career at DTNA in 2001, with previous experience in the automotive business.

Sather succeeds David Carson as the president and CEO of FCCC. Carson holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in industrial relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After leaving FCCC, David took on his current role as president of Western Star Trucks. Carson is also a member of the DTNA operating committee and the chief diversity officer for DTNA.